Skip to content
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Pinsent Masons

Construction

6 ranked lawyersBand 1North WestUK 2022 View ranking table

Chambers Review

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

What the team is known for

Leading construction department acting on behalf of a considerable client base, including utility companies, public sector bodies, developers and contractors, on a range of transactional and dispute matters. Offers expertise in the energy, real estate, infrastructure, manufacturing and government sectors, among others. Also active on a number of high-value construction projects overseas. Frequently provides clients with procurement and finance advice in connection with construction developments, and is experienced at advising contractors in PFI disputes and in international arbitration.

Strengths

''Pinsent Masons provides a very good client service and the work was of a high standard," one client remarks, adding: "Their lawyers were very responsive and provided useful and regular case updates."

Another client says: "The team's service is first class."

Work highlights

Acted for MSC Cruises on the design, development and construction of the Ocean Cay Marine Reserve.

Notable practitioners

Anthony Bradley is a noteworthy construction lawyer who frequently provides clients with advice on risk management and disputes. He is experienced in matters ranging from PFI-related arbitrations to defective design litigation.
''Anthony is one of my go-to lawyers - he pitches his advice just right and is well respected.''

Graham Alty has extensive experience advising domestic and international clients on procurement and contractual matters for large-scale projects, particularly in the infrastructure and energy sectors.
"He is very informed about the industry and knows our company well."

Katherine Sneddon is praised by clients for her expertise in managing construction disputes involving luxury residential developments. She is adept at assisting with disputes over defects and requests for extensions of time.
"She is a strong commercial negotiator who is proactive and has a firm grasp of the issues in cases."

Mark Job is well versed in handling non-contentious construction matters, including advising on contractual and procurement aspects of developments in the energy, residential, infrastructure, education and manufacturing sectors.
"Mark is experienced, committed and quick to respond."

Michael Hopkins is the head of the department's advisory and disputes practice, and regularly advises clients on adjudications and arbitrations. He has significant experience in disputes concerning the design and construction of significant infrastructure projects.
''Michael has an amazing knowledge of the construction industry.''

Sian Hughes is an experienced construction lawyer who assists clients with an array of contentious matters. She frequently represents clients in the manufacturing and energy sectors and has a strong track record in arbitration proceedings.
"Sian is a very accomplished lawyer who thinks laterally when identifying the issues and is clear and concise with her arguments.''

This page contains Chambers Research content only

Ranked departments can:
  • License the use of Chambers content
  • Access Research Analytics
  • Tailor profile information

Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

North West

Construction


Anthony Bradley
Band 2
Graham Alty
Band 1
Katherine Sneddon
Band 4
Mark Job
Band 2
Michael Hopkins
Band 1
Sian Hughes
Band 4